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Keker & Van Nest Named Top Litigation Boutique

10/15/2014 One name mentioned by virtually everyone the Daily Journal spoke to was Keker & Van Nest. Lawyers at some of the best firms in California said they model themselves after the litigation powerhouse.

Court Guarantees Hearings for Detained Immigrants with Felonies

08/18/2016 As a result of this pro bono class action, between 800 to 1,000 people will now have a chance to petition a judge for their freedom.

Parole Board Accused of Violating Settlement with Life Prisoners

08/18/2016 The California parole board agreed more than two years ago to tell all life prisoners, at their first hearing, the appropriate sentence for their crime, but inmates’ lawyers who negotiated the settlement says the board has violated its pledge more than 1,600 times.

Four Partners Named to List of the 75 Top Intellectual Property Attorneys in California

08/17/2016 Bob Van Nest, Christa Anderson, Ashok Ramani and David Silbert were chosen for their groundbreaking work on behalf of established tech titans and cutting-edge Bay Area startups.

Rainmaker Q&A: Keker & Van Nest's Ashok Ramani

08/17/2016 Ashok Ramani offers his experience and insight to Law360.

Mandatory Detention Struck Down in California and Other Western States; Thousands of Families Now Protected

08/05/2016 Keker & Van Nest's pro bono class action has corrected a massive injustice.

More Detained Immigrants Are Owed Bond Hearings: 9th Circ.

08/05/2016 The Ninth Circuit’s ruling means that thousands of immigrants in California can now make a case against being detained.

Jan Nielsen Little, Elliot Peters and Susan Harriman Inducted Into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers

07/29/2016 The Academy is a group of truly elite trial lawyers, limited to the country's top 500 active trial lawyers.

Rachael Meny Named Top Labor & Employment Lawyer

07/20/2016 With cutting-edge clients like Lyft Inc., Google Inc. and Netflix Inc., much of Meny’s work focuses on how traditional employment agreements and job classifications apply to 21st century businesses.

Law360 Names Keker & Van Nest's Robert Van Nest An Icon Of IP

06/27/2016 “I’ve worked with a handful of great trial lawyers, and he is certainly among them. There are very few people who can run a case like Bob can run a case,” said Catherine Lacavera, director of IP and litigation for Google Inc.

Litigators of the Week: Robert Van Nest and Christa Anderson

06/03/2016 With $9 billion on the line, Google Inc. never lost faith in its lawyers at Keker & Van Nest. That decision paid off late last week after a second trial in the case, when a jury sided with the online search giant.

How Oracle Went from Nine Zeros to One Zero

06/01/2016 Google's lead attorney Robert Van Nest and his team won an epic victory in a courtroom battle between two Silicon Valley giants.

Lawsuit Says Shasta Co. Jail Mistreats Disabled Imates

05/26/2016 We are fighting to protect disabled prisoners who have suffered horrific and illegal treatment.

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